Duncan research files of
1820 Richmond Co. GA Census
Pg.239 William Dunkin free colored
1830-1840 Richmond Co. GA Census
No Duncan indexed
1850 Richmond Co. GA Census
Pg.447, #107, Richard S. PASS 36 VA carpenter $400
Sarah F. 24 GA
Henry TICE 20 GA mechanic
(MAD: Looking for Richard S. Pass (living in 1856), mar. E.P. Duncan 10/23/1847 Union Co. GA, Elizabeth the dau. of Alexander Duncan died 1849; see 1850 Cherokee Co. NC census)
Pg.473, #509, William DUNCAN 22 SC laborer $0
Martha 22 SC
William SULLIVAN 25 SC brk mason
Pg.491, #776, Peter SHEARAN 26 IRE ("Ireland") laborer
wife & other laborers
John DUNCAN 28 IRE laborer
(MAD: ? 1860 Sumter Co. AL census)
1860 Richmond Co. GA Census
No Duncan indexed
1870 Richmond Co. GA Census
2nd Ward Augusta
Pg.78, #331-414, DUNCAN, George W. "512" SC $0-$100 carpenter
Sophia 60 SC keeps house
CURTIS, Robert 35 SC carpenter
Rachel 22 SC at home
Ephegenia (f) 2 GA
(MAD: 1860 Newberry Co. SC census, age 41)
Pg.456, #1019-1020, DUNKSEN, Moses 30 GA BLACK farm hand $0-$0
Amanda 27 GA BLACK farm hand
Ann 7, William 6, Ella 4, Alice 2 GA BLACK
Israel 5m GA BLACK
Pg.476, #1323-1324, DUNCAN, Hansford A. (m) 53 SC
Minister of the Gospel $2000-$0
Hansford J. (m) 20 SC farmer
WILKINSON, Seaborn (m) 22 GA BLACK farm hand
MARSHALL, Thomas 30 SC BLACK farm hand
(MAD: 1860 Barnwell Co. SC census)
Richmond Co. GA Estate accounts
Vol. 1, 1793-1796 - no Duncan (FHL film 158,554)
Vol. A, 1799-1816 - no Duncan (FHL film 158,555)
Vol. B, 1814-1819 - no Duncan
Vol. C, 1819-1823 - no Duncan
Vol. D, 1823-1828 - no Duncan (FHL film 158,556)
Vol. E, 1827-1832 - no index
Vol. F, 1833-1840 - no index (FHL film 158,557)
Vol. G, 1840-1841 - quit
Administrator & Guardian Bonds, Divisions of Estates, etc., 1777-1830; includes appraisals of estates of William Edwards 18 Oct. 1787 and Moses Linsey 18 July 1788 and William Stanley 13 April 1786 by Matthew Duncan and others. (from pgs.87, 100, 123 of "Historical Collections of the GA Chapters DAR" 1929, Vol.II, by Grace Gillam Davidson, FHL book 975.8 H352d v.2; from Evelyn Sigler 1984)
Administrator & Guardian Bonds, Divisions of Estates, etc., 1777-1830; includes estate of Capt. Joseph Dunkin, late of Wilkes Co., dec'd.; Matthew Dunkin, Admr.; Martin Malone, Wm. Standford, Wm. Wright, Apprs; John Appling, R.P., Dec. 2, 1782. List of debts due estate taken Dec. 12, 1782. Matthew Dunkin, Admr; Feb. 1778, 400 GA Dollars paid John Dooly for corn I never recd; March 19, 1778, Wm. Wheat 100 GA Dollars lent him; March 25, 1774, Acct. vs Wm. Wms. in specie, Acct. vs. John Garnett in specie, 1775 Note vs. Wm. Mangum, due Feb. 5, 1775; Note vs. Chas. Burnet due Jan. 11, 1776; note vs. Robt. Carr due Nov. 15, 1774; to an acct. vs. Col. Leonard Marbury to Carolina Currency in paper etc. (from pg.83 of "Historical Collections of the GA Chapters DAR" 1929, Vol.II, by Grace Gillam Davidson, FHL book 975.8 H352d v.2; from Evelyn Sigler 1984) (MAD: see Washington Co. GA land grant; Putnam Co. GA will of Matthew Duncan)
Richmond Co. GA will index (FHL film 158,547)
No Duncan to 1868
Will of John Wade 5 Dec. 1786, mentions son Benjamin Wade and dau. Rachel Wade (executrix), proved 31 March 1787, Matthew Duncan and others appointed appraisers 14 May 1787; original will book 1777-1797 has been withdrawn from public use, from pg.17 "Historical Collections of the GA Chapters DAR" 1929, Vol.II, by Grace Gillam Davidson, FHL book 975.8 H352d v.2; from Evelyn Sigler 1984)
GA Land Lotteries; Richmond Co. GA
Name, lottery year, militia district & county of residence, draw
Duncan, R. D., 1827, of Capt. Huntingdons Dist., Richmond Co., drew lot #124, 10th Dist., Sec.2, Muscogee Co. (MAD: see Robert Duncan of 1820 Wilkinson Co. GA census and 1830 Talbot Co. GA census; or see Robert Berry Duncan from Greenville Co. SC)
Duncan, William, 1827, of Capt. Treadwells Dist., Richmond Co., drew lot #138, 30th Dist., Sec.1, Lee Co.
Richmond Co. GA Deeds
1787-1811 Index (FHL film 276,243)
A2-294: Duncan, Matthew from Southerland, John et al, 1 March 1790, 200 acres, £400. (MAD: A2-294 and A2-295 not found in Richmond Co. GA book on film 276,253, or in Columbia Co. GA deed book on FHL film 847,818)
Richmond Co. GA Deed Book A-2, pg.294: 1 March 1790, John Sutherland and wife Elizabeth to Matthew Duncan, 200 acres; Teste: Patrick Dougherty, Alex. Dougherty, John Dougherty. (pg.232 "Historical Collections of the GA Chapters DAR" 1929, Vol.II, by Grace Gillam Davidson, FHL book 975.8 H352d v.2; from Evelyn Sigler 1984)
A2-295: 11/18/1789, Matthew Duncan, gent., to John Dougherty, planter, 200 acres on White Oak Creek; wit. Neill Dougherty, Alex Dougherty.
Richmond Co. GA Deed Book A-2, pg.295: 18 Nov. 1789, Matthew Duncan, gentleman, to John Dougherty, planter, 200 acres on White Oak Creek; Teste: Neill Dougherty, Alex Dougherty. (from pg.227 "Historical Collections of the GA Chapters DAR" 1929, Vol.II, by Grace Gillam Davidson, FHL book 975.8 H352d v.2; from Evelyn Sigler 1984)
F-395: Duncan Campbell & Co., dissolution (ca 1794; not found)
F-411/471: Duncan, Matthew to McGarlin, French, freedom, 24 Dec. 1799 (MAD: not found in book F on film 276,255, not in Columbia Co. GA deed book series)
Richmond Co. GA Deed Book F, 1786-87, folio 132: Sept. 27, 1776, Jeremiah Duckworth and wife Christian, to Leonard Marbury, Commander of the 2nd Troop of Horse, all of St.Pauls Parish, 300 acres on Little & Big Kiokee Rivers, in St.Pauls Parish, granted said Duckworth 1773; Teste: Joseph Duncan Jr., Dyonyisius Wright JP. (pg.288 "Historical Collections of the GA Chapters DAR" 1929, Vol.II, by Grace Gillam Davidson, FHL book 975.8 H352d v.2; from Evelyn Sigler 1984)
1811-1842 index (FHL film 276,244)
S-372: 3 Oct. 1824, Alexander Juhan of Barnwell Dist. SC by attorney, to R.B. Duncan of City of Augusta, $900, part of lot 72? (92?) in Augusta Twp. on Savanah River. (not copied further.) (FHL film 1,017,434)
S-494: R.B. Duncan to Jno. W. Bridges, part of lot 12, mortgage.
S-494: R.B. Duncan to Gaines, mortgage.
S-495: R.B. Duncan to Jesse Ausley.
S-523: R.B. Duncan from L. Barrie et al
S-638: R.B. Duncan from Thomas F. Metcalf
T-44: R.B. Duncan mortgage to Joseph Ganat?
T-168: 18 Nov. 1826, bill of sale, from William S. Dewar of late firm of Dewar & Fotheringham, composed of said William S. Dewar & Robert Fotheringham, of Richmond Co., to William Duncan of same, $1, interest to improvements on lot 15 in Rayford's plan, leased from the owner, mortgage. (also mortgage of open accounts due the firm). (not copied further.) (FHL film 276,265)
V-166: Robert B. Duncan from Wm. L. Clayton, 1829.
"Roster of Confederate Soldiers of GA 1861-1865" by Lillian Henderson, Director of the State Division of Confederate Pensions and Records for the state of Georgia, 6 vols. (FHL book 975.8 M22h)
1:245: 1st Regiment GA Volunteers Infantry (Ramsey's); Co.D, Oglethorpe Infantry, Richmond Co. GA: J.P. Duncan Jr., Private, April 23, 1861; killed in VA.
2:938: 22nd Regiment GA Volunteer Infantry, Army of Northern VA; Co.A, Richmond Co. GA: Francis W. Duncan, Private, Sept. 3, 1861; surrendered, Appomattox, VA, April 9, 1865.
GA Confederate Soldiers Pensions; Index - Dobson, W.P. to Ellington, Allen J. (FHL film 1,493,057)
MAD: The Pension records themselves are alphabetic within the county. The index is small 3x5 cards preprinted with "Name:" and "Service:" and "Res.:" and "Remarks"; also looked at any Dunan and Dunk.. names listed; cards include witnesses for other confederate soldiers.
Information in FHL Catalog: Confederate soldiers received pensions for military service beginning in 1879; law changed 1891 to include widows; cards in this record for the witnesses of these soldiers & widows attesting to service of each soldier; alphabetical by name of pensioner, included on card are notations concerning county of residence, unit designation, and husband's name in the case of widow cards.
Aaron Elbert Duncan, Co.M, 7th SC, application in Richmond Co. GA
Aaron E. Duncan, Co.E, 7th SC, pension application by Mrs. Malzey Duncan, widow, Richmond Co. GA
Mrs. Malzey Duncan, widow of Aaron E. Duncan, Co.E, 7th SC, application in Richmond Co. GA
A.E. Duncan, Co.E, 7th SC, witness for Earl W. Padgett, Richmond Co. GA
A.E. Duncan, Co.E, 7th SC, witness for Mrs. Nancy Berry, widow, Richmond Co. GA
Crawford Co. GA Deeds (FHL film 412,158)
D-259: 22 Sept. 1826, Isaac Gray of Fayette Co. GA for diverse causes and considerations appoint William Duncan of Richmond Co. GA as attorney to make deed to Peter Binnock of last said county, to lot 133 in 8th Dist. of Houston Co., for $700. Wit. Isaac Smith, John L. Beavins. Rec. 6 May 1844.
D-260: 30 Sept. 1826, Isaac Gray to Peter Bannock, /s/ by William Duncan, atty.
Houston Co. GA Deed (FHL film 295,958)
C-270: 25 Sept. 1826, Isaac Gray of Fayett (sic) Co. GA appoint William Duncan of Richmond Co., attorney to make deed to Peter Benusch? of Richmond Co. GA, for lot 133 in 8th District for $700.
(MAD: see William Duncan in 1850 Chatham Co. GA census; mar. Eliz. M. Cain 2/20/1834 Richmond Co. GA; said to be son of Alexander Duncan and Isabella Wiseman, from pg.287, Vol.V, "Compendium of American Genealogy" by Virkus)
Hall Co. GA Deeds (FHL film 454,860)
C-144: 25 Nov. 1827, Nancy Sills? of Burke Co. to R.B. & P.E. Duncan of Richmond Co., $50, all right etc. of her son Henry Sills to land in Hall Co. GA, #116, 10th Dist. Wit. Richard Byne, Barbara A. Sill, Alexr. Caswell J.P.
C-145: 24 Nov. 1827, Sarah Sills to R.B. & P.E. Duncan, $50, 1/4 part of lot #116 in Dist. 10. Wit. Richard Byne, Barbara A. Sill, Alexr. Caswell J.P.
C-235: 16 July 1830, P. & R.B. Duncan of S.C., "G." Dist., to John Benton of Burke Co., state aforesaid, $50, 1/4 of #116.
C-283: 23 February 1834, R.B. Duncan and P.E. Duncan of Greenville Co. SC to William Kieth of Hall Co. GA, $500, #116 in 10th district. Wit. Jas. Medanid?, Elisabeth D. Sloan. Oath of James Medaniel who saw Robert B. Duncan and Perry E. Duncan sign the deed.
Henry Co. GA Deeds
B-349 (1st): Gwinnett Co. GA, 25 Sept. 1826, Ranson ("B") Bennett of said Co. appoints William Duncan of Richmond Co. GA as his attorney to make deed to Peter Burnoch of first Co. & state, to Lot #57 in 7th District Henry Co. for $200 received by Ranson Bennett from afsd Peter Burnoch, twenty fifth September eighteen hundered twenty six, dated this 25 Sept. 1827; wit. John Moore JP, David Turner JP; rec. 21 Sept. 1827. (FHL film 175,358)
B-349 (2nd): 30 Sept. 1826, Ranson Bennett to Peter Burnoch, $200, Lot #57 in 7th District Henry Co., /s/ Ranson Bennett by William Duncan, atty; wit. W.J. Wightman, A.J. Huntington JP; rec. 21 Sept. 1827. (FHL film 175,358)
C&D-101: 1 Sept. 1824, John Besely of Richmond Co. GA to Alx. Sloan and R.B. Dunkan, otherwise known as R.B. Dunkan & Co., $125, Lot #79, in Dist.3, 202-1/2 acres surveyed by William Ellis, granted to said Besely; Alx. Sloan, Robt. B. Dunkan and Perry E. Dunkan merchants of State & Co. afsd; wit. H. Manley JP, Daniel Clarke and C.M. Mitchell. (FHL film 175,359)
Lee Co. GA Land Lottery Index, 1827; by District, Section & Lot (FHL film 514,014)
30th Dist., 1st Sec., #138, granted William Duncan of Treadwell's Dist., Richmond Co., 7 Sept. 1831
Greenville Co. SC Equity Court Records (FHL film 292,485?)
1829, Roll 59: Filed 6 July 1839, recorded page 254, 13 Aug. 1829. Baylis J. Earle, one of the admrs of the estate of Alexander Sloan decd, who d. Sept., 1826, intestate, and one Perry E. Duncan obtained from the ordinary of Greenville Dist. letters of administration on said estate; that Alexander Sloan 5 April 1823 entered partnership agreement with Robert B. Duncan and Perry E. Duncan to carry on the business and trade of merchandize in the City of Augusta [Richmond Co.], GA, for 3 years, Earle asks the court to review the books although he has confidence in the Duncans. R.B. Duncan was the acting partner after the death of A. Sloan. The company books were introduced into court, and the original Articles of Agreement. Articles of Agreement between Alexr. Sloan, R.B. Duncan & Perry E. Duncan, comprising the firm of R.B. Duncan of Augusta, Georgia, with Henry W. Perrin, 17 Nov. 1824.
Greenville Co. SC Deed (FHL film 24,017)
P-115: 4 Sept. 1826, Solomon Hawkins of Greenville Dist. SC to Robert Berry Duncan and Perry Emory Duncan of City of Augusta [Richmond Co.], GA, $80, my interest in slaves: woman Ginney & her 4 children Sarah, Penina, Mary & Bayles, being the negro woman Ginney and her increase which was willed and bequeathed by James Duncan of Abbeville Dist. State afsd. (to) mother Hannah Duncan for life and then equally divided among the brothers and sisters of said James Duncan; wit. William Robinson who gave oath 6 Sept. 1826.
"Augusta Chronicle" newspaper published Augusta, Richmond Co. GA (from index in "Personal Name Index 1786-1799" by Alice O. Walker, FHL book 975.864 B32w Vol.1, index from Georgie Cooper 1988; the indexes continue through 1830 in Vol.5)
Indexed: Issue of August 21, 1790, pg.3, col.1, reference to Matthew Duncan in Aug. 1790 - no issue of 8/21/1790 found on film (FHL film 206,283)
Indexed: Issue of Nov. 20, 1790, pg.1, col.3, reference to Edward Duncan on 11/20/1790 - name not found; a list of Richmond Co. (tax) defaulters.
Issue of May 7, 1791, pg.3, col.3: Jan. term Wilkes Co. GA, Robert Duncan vs. Jesse Duncan, attachment; ordered deft. to appear and plead within a year and a day, otherwise judgement by default. /s/ Henry Mounger, A.C.S.C.C.W.
Issue of Sept. 10, 1791, pg.3, col.2: Edward Duncan a defaulter on tax list of Columbia Co.
Issue of March 24, 1792, pg.2, col.2: Matthew Duncan on Grand Jury of Columbia Co. for 1791.
Issue of January 27, 1793, pg.3, col.1: Notice that George Reeds of Wilkes Co. GA, living on White's Creek, is a notorious noted (?)lar. Any person disputing the credibility of this by applying to me, I will make it appear. 17 Jan. 1793. /s/ Robert Duncan. (tight center margin)
Indexed: Issue of July 11, 1793, pg.5, col.3, reference to John Duncan on that date - not found. (FHL film 206,284)
Indexed: Issue of Dec. 31, 1796, pg.2, col.3, reference to James Duncan on that date - not found.
Issue of Jan. 28, 1797, pg.2, col.4: Defaulters in Wilkes Co. for 1796 ... (cannot read first name, in center fold of binding; indexed Math. or Nathl. Duncan)
Indexed: Issue of Nov. 25, 1797, pg.3, col.4, reference to Nathaniel Duncan on that date - not found.
Issue of Dec. 1, 1798, pg.3, col.4: Wilkes Co. GA, Notice: Matthew Duncan applied for letters of admin. on estate of John Tapley Duncan, late of this county, decd. 1st Dec. 1798. (FHL film 206,285)
Issue of Jan. 19, 1799, pg.3, col.4: Wilkes Co. GA, Betsy Duncan applied for letters of admin. on estate of John Tapley Duncan. 19 Jan. 1799.
Issue of April 13, 1799, pg.2, col.4: Notice of sale on 16 May next of personal property of John T. Duncan decd., - horses, cattle, household furniture, will be held at the plantation of Mrs. Mountgomery on Kettle Creek, to commence 12 o'clock. /s/ Bettey Duncan, Admin., Wilkes Co., March 30, 1799.
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